Pigeon feathers 🪽

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About the pigeon

Description of the pigeon

🪶 The pigeon is a bird from the Columbiformes order of the Columbidae family. It is native to Europe, Asia, and Africa. The rock pigeon is the most common species in Europe.

Physical characteristics

🪶 The pigeon is a medium-sized bird, about 12 inches long and weighing about 0.66 pounds. It has a gray-blue plumage with a white chest and an iridescent green neck. The head is gray with a red beak. The legs are short and red.

Habitat

🪶 Pigeons live in cities, villages, and the countryside. They prefer open environments with trees and buildings.

Diet

🪶 The pigeon is granivorous. It feeds on seeds, fruits, and insects.

Reproduction

🪶 Pigeons nest in trees, buildings, and roofs. The female lays 2 eggs that are incubated for 18 days. The chicks are nidicolous and leave the nest after 30 days.

Behavior

🪶 The pigeon is a sedentary bird. It lives in groups of 10 to 20 individuals. Pigeons are sociable and easy to observe.

Pigeon feathers

Composition of pigeon feathers

🪶 Pigeon feathers are composed of keratin, a fibrous protein. They consist of a central shaft, barbs, and barbules.

Colors of pigeon feathers

🪶 Pigeon feathers are generally grey-blue, but there are also white or black pigeons.

Size of pigeon feathers

🪶 The pigeon feathers presented on our site generally measure between 2 and 6 inches.

Uses of pigeon feathers

🪶 Pigeon feathers can be used for:

  • DIY and artistic creation projects
  • Fashion and millinery
  • Collection and feather crafts
  • Bouquets and decoration
  • Fishing flies
  • Jewelry and jewel crafting
  • Any other project!

Meaning of pigeon feathers

🪶 The pigeon is a symbol of:

  • Peace: The pigeon is often depicted with an olive branch in its beak, a symbol of peace.
  • Love: The pigeon is a symbol of love and fidelity as it stays with the same partner for life.
  • Hope: The pigeon is a symbol of hope because it can find its way home over long distances.

High-quality pigeon feathers at Authentic Feathers

🪶 We work with various suppliers to obtain very high-quality feathers, flawless and in excellent condition, to allow you to carry out all your projects under the best conditions.

Careful preparation of your orders

🪶 Each order is processed by our workshop in Angers (France) where we sort and prepare the feathers for your order. They will all pass through our hands. Once this process is completed, they are packaged to protect them during transport.

Rapid delivery in France and abroad

🪶 Our packages are recycled and/or recyclable and our shipments are guaranteed carbon-neutral thanks to our partner Shopify Planet. The usual delivery time for international orders is one week.

Frequently asked questions about our pigeon feathers

1. Where do your pigeon feathers come from?

Our pigeon feathers come from ethical and sustainable sources in France. We only sell naturally shed feathers or those from responsible farms that respect animal welfare.

2. What are the different sizes of feathers available?

We offer pigeon feathers in different sizes, ranging from 2 to 6 inches. You can choose the size that best suits your needs.

3. What is the difference between natural and dyed feathers?

Natural feathers retain their original colors and patterns, while dyed feathers are artificially colored. Dyed feathers may offer a greater variety of colors, but natural feathers are more appreciated for their authenticity.

4. How can I clean pigeon feathers?

Pigeon feathers can be gently cleaned with mild soapy water. Allow them to air dry and do not put them in the dryer.

5. What are the uses of pigeon feathers?

Pigeon feathers can be used for many creative applications, such as creating jewelry, clothing, decorations, paintings... They can also be used for making hats, fashion accessories, and pillows.

6. How can I place an order?

You can place an order directly on our website authenticfeathers.com. We offer international delivery options.

7. What payment methods are available?

We accept payments by credit card, PayPal, and installment payments.

8. What should I do if I am not satisfied with my order?

If you are not satisfied with your order, you can contact us within 30 days of receipt to request a refund or an exchange.

Feel free to contact us if you have any other questions.

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